Monthly Archives: August 2016

International Baking Industry Exposition expanding global reach

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Our sister magazine, Baking & Snack, recently interviewed Jorge Zárate, senior vice-president of operations for Bimbo Mexico and IBIE 2016 committee member, about strategies the committee is pursuing to continue expanding opportunities for international exhibitors and visitors. From expanding global outreach by sending committee members to an increasing number of international trade shows to creating technology tools to help break… Read more »

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Arla launches foodservice ingredients

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Arla Foods Ingredients has announced a new range of clean-label, dairy-based solutions for the foodservice sector which it says make it easy for food companies to develop and supply foodservice products that are natural, healthy, convenient and stable.

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Retail Bakers of America Announce Contestants for 15th Annual Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Decorating Competition

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The Retail Bakers of America (RBA) announced the contestants for the 15th Annual Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Decorating Competition to be held October 8-11, in conjunction with the 2016 International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE)—the largest and most comprehensive event in the western hemisphere for the grain-based food industry—in Las Vegas.

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Food fraud database resource updated

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In an effort to help food manufacturers and retailers make informed decisions about ingredients and products in their portfolios that may have a greater potential of being adulterated, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has launched an update to its Food Fraud Database (FFD 2.0), reportedly the largest collection of food fraud records in the world. In a release sent out by the… Read more »

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£1,500 cronut goes on sale in London

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Just when you thought food fads couldn’t get any more ridiculous, Dum Dum Donutterie decided to create the most expensive cronut in the world. The “Luxury Zebra Cro” costs £1,500 and is available through food delivery service Just Eat. It is so priced because it contains luxury ingredients, including gold leaf, Cristal rosé champagne caviar, Iranian saffron-infused butter croissant dough, French delicacy Normandy… Read more »

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American Heart Association weighs in on the issue of added sugars

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The American Heart Association is recommending children between the ages of 2 and 18 should eat or drink less than 25 grams, or six teaspoons, of added sugars daily. The recommendation comes as the Food and Drug Administration is in the process of revamping the Nutrition Facts Panel to include the listing of added sugars. Eating foods high in added… Read more »

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